How to break into writing and stay the distance
Advice for newcomers from some of the nominees of this year's Prime Minister's Literary Awards.
Incoming: Adelaide Writers' Week Director
Former publisher Louise Adler has been announced as the next Adelaide Writers’ Week Director with plans to reawaken writers and…
Book review: Gilded, Marissa Meyer
Fantastic world-building in a spin-off of Grimm's fairytales.
Has digital debunked the book fair?
With the pandemic closing down major events in the publishing industry, the virtual book fair offers advantages and challenges.
Book review: The Last Woman in the World, Inga Simpson
A survivalist tale in the darkest days of the Anthropocene.
$1 million donation to Stella Forever Fund
On its tenth anniversary, the literary foundation that supports women writers has received a significant boost.
Translating the language of animals
Author Laura Jean McKay looks at the way we write about the environment as a way of understanding it while…
Vale Doug MacLeod
MacLeod, whose career spanned children's books and musical theatre to television comedy, is much missed.
Book review: Devotion, Hannah Kent
Hannah Kent’s stunning third book is a queer love story that transcends time and space.
TV review: Books That Made Us
This ABC and Blackfella Films production tries to get books back on the box but focuses too much on celebrity.